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Wehmut

Language: German (Deutsch)

Darf ich einer Blume still
Heut ins Auge sehen,
Wie ein heimlich Grüßen will
Mir's entgegenwehen.

Schau ich nun ins Land hinaus,
Will's mich fast berücken,
Daß ich säh ein Antlitz draus
Herzlich auf mich blicken.

Wenn dann Lerchensänge weit
Durch den Himmel schwimmen,
Hör ich aus der Ewigkeit
Jubeln liebe Stimmen.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Ferdinand Avenarius, Stimmen und Bilder. Neuere Gedichte, Neunte, verbesserte und stark vermehrte Auflage, München: Georg D. W. Callwey, [1911], page 45


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Melancholy", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Mélancolie", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-09-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-11-06 15:46:44

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Mélancolie

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Si je peux encore aujourd'hui
Voir dans les yeux d'une fleur
Alors il me vient en retour
Comme un signe secret.

Quand maintenant je contemple la campagne
Je suis presque émerveillé
D'y voir un visage
Qui me regarde affectueusement.

Quand alors au loin le chant de l'alouette
Vole à travers le ciel,
Venant de l'éternité,  J'entends aussi
Se réjouir des voix bien-aimées.


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